By Tina Snell,  Staff Writer Pastor Dan Crocker has joined the Lincoln Evangelical Free Church, beginning his duties Oct. 24. He said he and his wife, Michelle, are excited to be living in the Lincoln Lakes Area. Crocker was born and raised in the Verndale area, as was Michelle. They were high school sweethearts. It [...]

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A Hillman man barricaded himself in an outbuilding about 10 a.m. Wednesday, when Morrison County Sheriff’s deputies attempted to serve a felony arrest warrant. Randy Donald Deed, 55, had been convicted of felony arson, failed to report to jail and the warrant was issued. Officers found a loaded firearm in the vehicle in the yard, [...]

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The Melrose Dutchmen ended the Little Falls volleyball season tonight in a 3-0 sweep. Little Falls fell by scores of 25-12, 25-19 and 25-15. Senior Kendra Pohlman led the Flyers with five kills and four assists unofficially. The Flyers’ final record after the playoff loss to top-seeded Melrose is 11-19.  

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Morrison County Sheriff Michel Wetzel reports that on 10-20-14 the Todd County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a pickup was apparently driven into the lake at the access on Moose Lake. The vehicle was not occupied when found. It was determined that the pickup had been stolen earlier that morning from the parking lot [...]

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Morrison County Sheriff Michel Wetzel reports that on 10-20-14 a burglary was reported at a rural Pierz residence. Numerous guns, tools and other items were stolen. On 10-23-14, Dawn Ann Munnell, age 54, of St. Cloud was arrested by Morrison County Deputies in connection with this burglary. Munnell was formally charged with 1st degree burglary [...]

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After blowout wins tonight by both teams, the Pierz Pioneers and Holdingford Huskers both advanced on to their respective section championships. Little Falls gave a valiant effort against top-seeded Detroit Lakes, but fell 35-21. The Flyers and DL were tied at halftime, but the Lakers pulled away in the second half, and Little Falls was [...]

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Both USA and Royalton were victorious tonight, which will set up a rematch next Friday at the Fargodome. The Patriots topped fifth-seeded New York Mills 34-6 in Swanville. Royalton downed the six seed Pine River-Backus 28-8 to advance. In the first match up USA won 35-0.

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Bidding farewell to family and homeland for the prospect of a better life, was the tough choice millions of immigrants to America faced from 1840-1924 during the golden age of immigration to America. It is the story of “Steerage Song,” a musical documentary produced by the Minneapolis professional company Theater Latté Da. Presented by the [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent Being told that she had breast cancer was a shock for Cathy Frerichs, but it was not a total surprise. Both of her parents died of cancer. Of her nine siblings, four have died of cancer and another sister is battling cancer now. Given her family history, Cathy didn’t just go with [...]

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